F. R. Ferraro

University of North Dakota, USA

F. Richard Ferraro completed his B.A. degree in psychology at SUNY Potsdam, NY, USA, in 1982, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in experimental psychology from the University of Kansas, Kan, USA, in 1986 and 1989, respectively. From 1989 to 1992, he was a Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow at both the Psychology Department and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis. Since 1992, he has been a member of the Psychology Department and risen through the ranks of a Professor (Assistant, Associate, Full) and has been tenured at the University of North Dakota (UND). He currently serves as the Director of General/Experimental Ph.D. Program and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and adulthood and aging. Moreover, he has over 220 publications and over 250 presentations in the areas of cognitive aging, gerontology, and information processing. Ferraro has also reviewed over 500 manuscripts for over 50 professional journals and currently sits on the editorial board of over 10 journals. In 2002, he edited Minority and Cross Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment (Swets & Zeitlinger), and he continues to perform research in these and other areas with a very capable and intelligent cadre of undergraduate and graduate students at the UND. In 2007, he was awarded the Chester Fritz Distinguished Professorship at the University of North Dakota, the highest honor bestowed on a faculty member. In 2008, he was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology.

Biography Updated on 29 October 2009

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